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Women need flexibility with GP appointments, not instant access

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Is an instant GP appointment what people really want?

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NHS: CQC report: Trust Special Administrators not fit for purpose

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The secretary of state, the medical director of NHS England and the Trust Special Administrator were dangerously wrong last year.

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The left has one year to make the Labour Party salvage the NHS

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We have one year to save the NHS, that’s why I’ll be voting for the National Health Action Party.

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Has a privately run hospital really been named the best by experts?

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For what possible reason would a company which specialises in outsourcing want to promote outsourcing and private sector involvement in the NHS?

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GP appointment within 48 hours under a Labour government

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NHS patients will be guaranteed a GP appointment within 48 hours under a Labour government.

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NHS funding increase needed as financial crisis looms

The NHS inevitably faces a ruinous financial crisis by 2015/16 unless it receives a significant financial injection, according to a new report.

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Number of overdue smear tests rockets under coalition

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360,000 more women are overdue cervical cancer screening compared to three years ago, as women struggle to book check-ups at their local GP surgery at convenient times.

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Cameron doesn’t give ‘two hoots’ about Welsh NHS, says first minister

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The Welsh first minister has claimed that David Cameron “doesn’t care two hoots about the NHS in Wales”.

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4 things you should know about new NHS England chief Simon Stevens

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TweetThe new head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, only started his job yesterday, but he is already facing criticism from unions over comments made by him about the role of private healthcare companies in the NHS. In a speech delivered to 300 healthcare professionals in Newcastle yesterday, Stevens praised “the innovation value of new providers” […]

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Hospital parking charges should be abolished in England, too

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Hospitals should be properly funded through general taxation, not propped up by a tax on the sick.

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